Riley Brandt, University of Calgary
2017-18 University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants recipients announced
The 2017-18 University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants will allocate $749,972.35 in funding to 36 innovative projects across campus that will enhance student learning and integrate research evidence into teaching practice.
“Teaching excellence is at the heart of a rich learning experience for students, a commitment that the University of Calgary continues to work toward every day,” says Dru Marshall, provost and vice-president (academic). “The Teaching and Learning Grants help individuals and groups enhance how they bring complex ideas to the classroom or lab, to educate our students in becoming leaders and community-builders.”
Several projects from the Faculty of Nursing and University of Calgary in Qatar were granted funds. They include:
Investigator: Ruth Swart
Project title: Support, Develop, and Sustain for Quality Student Learning
Investigators: Amanda O’Rae, Zahra Shajani, Denise Hellman, Tracey Clancy
Project title: Fostering Confidence in Instructors' Perception of their Abilities to Promote Student Learning Related to Critical Reflecting and Thinking Within the Undergraduate Nursing Program
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Grants
Investigators: Shannon Parker, Karen Benzies, Jeff Caird
Project title: Developing Nursing Expertise: Application of the Quiet Eye Strategy to Nursing Education
Investigators: Zohra Hasnani-Samnani, Carolyn Wolsey
Project title: An interactive assessment method utilizing cooperative testing: Is it more effective than the traditional testing methods?
Investigators: Robert Johnson, M. Gregory Tweedie, Juliet Hoffart
Project title: English language (mis)communication in the Nursing Simulation Laboratory: Implications for patient safety and aural language instruction
To read the full story and see the full list of recipients across campus, read the full UToday story.